Brunilda Myftaraj, violin


Brunilda Myftaraj

Albanian born violinist Brunilda Myftaraj graduated from the conservatory of fine arts in Tirana; she studied with several professors in Europe and United States including Piero Farulli of the Quartetto Italiano, Alberto Lissy at the Yehudi Menuhin Academy, Phil Setzer and Eugene Drucker of the Emerson Quartet, Rafael Druian and Renato Bonacini.

Ms. Myftaraj has performed extensively as a soloist and recitalist in Europe and around United States including recitals for the Piano and Friends Chamber Music series in Tucson Arizona and in a special concert for the Schubert Club in Minneapolis. She has been featured on the radio in Boston, NY and CT.
The Artist has appeared as soloist with many orchestras including Hartford Symphony and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. She is the winner of the Van Rooy competition and one of the winers of the Emerson string quartet competition. She was in the semifinals of international violin competitions such as Young Artist Guild in NY, Lipizer Competition in Gorizia, Italy and invited through her recording to participate in the one of the most prestigious competitions in the world "Indianapolis International Violin Competition".

Currently Ms. Myftaraj is a concertmaster of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra; she is also a member of the prominent Sylveen String Quartet at residence at the Tunxis College, and on the faculty of the Hartt School Community Division. Brunilda also maintains a very successful private studio.